City Lights Authors in the News
Save Twilight: Selected Poems|
Pocket Poets Number 53
"In Translation: August Fiction and Poetry"
Save Twilight: Selected Poems featured alongside more literature in translation in a round-up of August releases.
"I'm a big fan of City Lights’ Pocket Poets Series so clearly Save Twilight was going to make this list. Known mostly for his fiction, Cortázar was a talented poet who explored ideas about things both political and personal through a variety of forms. This latest edition includes almost one hundred new pages of poems, prose pieces, and illustrations."
Aug 2, 2016
A Life in the Theater
Feature in Hoodline
A.C.T. Director's Memoir Chosen For Library's Annual 'One City, One Book' Honor
Sep 12, 2016
"Stage Directions Magazine"
-Stage Directions Magazine
"In Beautiful Chaos, Carey Perloff, artistic director of San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, examines her career, art and theatre."
Sep 30, 2015
The Black History of the White House|
"The ugly truth about the White House and its history of slavery."
-The Washington Post
"I'm glad that she mentioned the role of enslaved Americans at the White House, because she presented a larger audience with a history that most people are not being taught in our schools," Lusane, also a professor emeritus at American University, told The Washington Post. "I certainly wasn't taught that not only were many of our presidents slave owners, but that the most renowned building in our nation was, in part, built by slave labor."
Jul 27, 2016
"Clarence Lusane featured on Democracy Now"
Clarence Lusane, author of The Black History of the White House, on Democracy Now discussing why knowledge of the stories of slaves who were owned by--and labored for--past presidents is an essential topic for discussion on President's Day.
Feb 17, 2014